|Birth: ||Dec. 14, 1918|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 2009|
Mary Alice was born to John Emerson and Elizabeth Corrington Dodds. She married George Evan Bale on Nov. 7, 1942, in Springfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Dorothy Dodds; and brother, John E. Dodds.
George survives his wife, as does a daughter, Dorothy Ann Maloney; and son, George Evan Bale; grandchildren, Pam (Joe) Alwan, Cindy (John) Morris and Tom (Erin) Maloney; and great-grandchildren, Mason Alwan, Caitlin Alwan, Matt Alwan, Jordan Morris, Taylor Morris, Merrick Maloney and Aidan Maloney.
Mrs. Bale graduated from Illinois State University and first taught in a one-room school house near Glenarm. She was a substitute teacher for Ball Chatham School District for many years.
She was a self-taught artist who exhibited at the Old State Capitol Art Fair, Peoria Art Guild, Lakeview Museum and Junction City Art Fair in Peoria.
John Emerson Dodds (1879 - 1948)
Elizabeth E. Kearns Dodds (1881 - 1970)
George Evan Bale (1922 - 2009)*
Dorothy O. Dodds Knowles (1910 - 1993)*
Mary Alice Dodds Bale (1918 - 2009)
Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Apr 21, 2009
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